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Negredo to join Manchester City - Transfers LIVE
Sevilla have just confirmed that Alvaro Negredo will play for Manchester City the next season. The Spanish striker will say goodbye to the club in an act of farewell at 19.30 (18.30 UK).Follow the latest transfer news as it happens right here on our LIVE page. Send us your thoughts on Facebook & Twitter.

23:10 IST

17/07/13

Amidst all this transfer drama surrounding Wayne Rooney, Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho has come out and upped the ante as he has made it clear that Rooney is his ONLY Target.
 
 
What do you think of this, Manchester United and Chelsea fans?

22:50 IST

17/07/13

Aurelio De Laurentiis, Napoli's president, said on his twitter account that he would like Ezequiel Lavezzi to be back on the team.

22:00 IST

17/07/13

Sevilla have just confirmed that Alvaro Negredo will play for Manchester City the next season. 

20:59 IST

17/07/13

Dennis Wise: Rooney and Torres could form fantastic partnership

The former Blues captain believes the striker's arrival could help bring the best out of the Spaniard

20:21 IST

17/07/13

Ozil cool over new Real Madrid contract

The German playmaker says he wants to keep his options open for the future amid reports that the Spanish giants want to tie him down for six more years

19:52 IST

17/07/13

Callejon: Mourinho could have convinced me to stay


The attacker admits he may have opted against a move to Italy had the Portuguese not joined Chelsea


19:14 IST

17/07/13

Negredo set for City switch, confirms Del Nido

The club's president expects the striker to depart the club on Wednesday and believes he will prove to a success in the Premier League with Manuel Pellegrini's men

18:28 IST

17/07/13


18:00 IST

17/07/13

Jose Callejon says,"I spent two fabulous years with him (Mourinho) in Madrid. Sometimes, things have been unfair to Mourinho, and things have been said which are not true. Madrid won and lost on the pitch, nothing more."Read More

17:53 IST

17/07/13

Chelsea have made an official statement where they have confirmed a bid for Wayne Rooney but deny offering any players in part exchange.

"Chelsea Football Club can confirm that yesterday it made a written offer to Manchester United for the transfer of Wayne Rooney. "Terms of the offer are confidential, for avoidance of doubt and contrary to what is apparently being briefed to the press in Sydney the proposed purchase price does not include the transfer or loan of any players from Chelsea to Manchester United."

17:41 IST

17/07/13

Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido has confirmed the Alvaro Negredo is on the brink of signing for Manchester City.

"We are about to complete the sale of Negredo to City. If all goes well he will say bye this afternoon at the Sanchez Pizjuan," he told reporters.

"City are signing a great player. For Sevilla and Negredo it is a major operation. It is the contract of his life."

17:00 IST

17/07/13

Meanwhile in Italy, Napoli are in negotiations to sign Gonzalo Higuain and Leandro Damiao, according to club president Aurelio De Laurentiis.

De Laurentiis said: "We are negotiating for Leandro Damiao and Higuain. Albiol is already having a medical."

16:40 IST

17/07/13

Alright, let's take a break from everything Manchester United now and focus on Robert Lewandowski... who I just realized was heavily linked to United.. doh!

Well anyway, the story is that Lewandowski has conceded he will have to stay with Dortmund summer despite his desire to leave.

16:15 IST

17/07/13

The general feeling around about the Rooney bid is one of confusion and disbelief especially from the Chelsea fans..

Shivakumar Ramaswamy: "What's the matter with Chelsea??"

Akshaj Sinha: "Chelsea is mad or what by including mata or luiz in the deal for rooney.Its better if we give 25-30 million instead of giving a player"

16:05 IST

17/07/13

STAT ATTACK

Since joining Chelsea Juan Mata has provided 25 assists in the Premier League; more than any other player. (via OptaJoe)

Great reason to swap him for Wayne Rooney then, right?! 

15:55 IST

17/07/13

Interestingly, Jose Mourinho is set for a press conference later today. Will he shed some light on the situation with the bid for Rooney?

15:45 IST

17/07/13

Hey guys! I'm Brendon Netto and what a story we have today with Chelsea offering £10m plus Juan Mata or David Luiz for Wayne Rooney. What's even bigger is that United have rejected the bid! How about that?

What's Mourinho thinking offering one of the best players in the Premier League to his title rivals? And what's Moyes thinking by turning it down?